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VA Hospitals to Implement Kroff Chemical Company, Inc. Chiller Efficiency Program

Cornett and Associates, a 100- Percent Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Contractor, to Manage Project

PITTSBURGH, July 27, 2010 – Kroff Chemical Company, Inc., one of the fastest-growing water treatment companies in the United States, has teamed with general contractor Cornett and Associates a 100-percent Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business to provide Kroff's innovative Web-based chiller efficiency program to a host of VA Hospitals. After establishing a successful beta site, the Veterans Administration will expand the program to more than 17 locations nationally.

"With the potential for a centrifugal chiller to consume as much as 40 percent of a total energy budget in a Chiller Plant, organizations such as these VA Hospitals pay dearly to provide a comfortable work environment at numerous facilities," said Don Tomovich, east regional manager of Kroff Chemical Company, Inc. "Our chiller efficiency program – in the hands of the experts at Cornett and Associates – will enable these facilities to save money by operating at a peak level of efficiency."

Kroff's chiller efficiency program is a Web-based program that provides measurable savings in energy consumption, resulting in a measurable reduction in total cost of operation. Through daily analysis of chiller performance, the program identifies operational problems that result in excessive energy costs. The program tracks the performance of certain parameters, such as the temperature profiles on condenser and evaporator water, saturated refrigerant temperatures, oil temperatures and pressures, bearing temperatures, and purge and chiller run times. The problems identified are quantified in percentage efficiency loss as well as estimated dollar impact.

About Kroff Inc.
Kroff, Inc. is one of the fastest-growing, full-service water treatment companies in the United States. With patented chemistry, experienced consultants and a commitment to innovation, Kroff engineers solutions for clients that ensure environmental compliance and save money. The company includes: Kroff Chemical Company, Inc. (KCC), providing custom-blended chemicals and processes for water and wastewater treatment; Kroff Facilities Services, Inc. (KFS), enabling companies and organizations to outsource their water treatment services; Kroff Process Technologies, Inc. (KPT), providing process cleaners and lubricants to support the metals production and fabrication industries; Kroff Well Services, Inc. (KWS), offering remediation of flowback waters and production brines for frac water reuse; Kroff International, LLC, with projects in Japan, Europe, Africa and South America; Kroff Lab Services, Inc. (KLS), offering exceptional speed and precision in water analysis and the expertise of a doctoral-level analytical team; Kroff partners with companies in primary metals, manufacturing, health care, and energy and more. Founded in 1988, Kroff is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA.